Obviously I know with my gut that carbs are best, and my physiology of exercise text book says that carbs are used first, and fats are used after several hours- best for prolonged exercise, which I…Continue
I need to recommit to fully raw rather than HC cooked. My mental health is dwindling, succumbing to self-doubt, sadness for no reason.
I'm still eating a lot of high carb cooked, as I haven't totally figured out that it's bad in extreme, personal experience.
The thing that is TOTALLY making me question high carb cooked is when I don't get enough carbs, I tend to start questioning myself and my actions A LOT MORE than necessary. Also, I have to start TRYING to be happy. …Continue
Is it just me or is focusing on percentages of raw-ness not very effective when it comes to eating raw? I know that saying "I'm 100%" or "I'm 99%" can be convincing for other people once you've become raw, helping them see in a more numerical form that you're only eating fruit, greens, veggies, etc.
But in terms of changing over to the diet, I am not so sure that it is helpful. I see a lot of discussions on flip-flopping and monitoring day-to-day. I am a newbie and…Continue
After about a month of raw vegan, I hit the wall of salt! I am definitely trying this salt-free dressing recipe- or something like it- to deal with my cravings tonight!
Does anyone else have great tips for salt cravings- either replacements, recipes, or encouragement?
So, as I have inevitably had a few cheats over the past month and a half, most of them happening in the past two weeks, interestingly enough, NONE of them have gone over well. My first raw lesson learned: cooked food sucks. Of course, I think I have not been eating enough calories on some days, and the next thing I know, I get cravings for cooked food. I honestly believe that my body is telling me, "You aren't giving me enough calories, and it's painful because I need fuel, so I'm going…Continue